Whether you are pitching to a team or individual, presenting a proposal preparation is key to winning the deal. The success of B2B sales will reflect on your approach. Starting out a situation the wrong way has no return. Being confident, creating the best powerpoint presentation, and having your sales strategy locked away will have you leaving a good impression.
Check out these 7 ways to improve your sales strategy:
1. FOCUS ON WHAT’S IMPORTANT
Going into meeti... [More]
In the world of business to business marketing and sales, there may be times that you have an opportunity to sell directly to the C-level decision makers in the company. Rather than the typical approach with a manager of director, C-level contacts require more prep to establish validity and ultimately a long working relationship.
When selling to the C-suite directly, it is important to spend your time on an approach that makes your message and strategy different from what you use with mid... [More]
Although many companies have different products and services their marketing goals are consistent. Companies competing in business to business sales are searching for more leads, more sales, and ultimately more ROI. In order to capture high-quality B2B leads, marketing strategy needs to be geared towards effective lead generation.
In this guide, you will find how to structure lead generation for the most successful B2B customer acquisition.
1. Choose your audience & personalize ... [More]
As a consumer, almost every website you encounter will have a ‘live chat’ function. But are there also benefits from a B2B perspective? There are two very good reasons why B2B companies are incorporating chatbots in their marketing mix.
1. 20% INCREASE IN CONVERSION RATES
2. CUSTOMERS ARE 3X MORE LIKELY TO BUY
Not only does this have a huge impact on the volume of your lead generation, but the quality as well! By answering questions that... [More]
As the world of marketing continues to expand, so do the channels in which messaging is received. For years B2B buyers would use personal relationships, print ads, phone calls and desktops to find what they were looking for. As new generations rise up to take their place, the marketing strategy of B2B companies needs to accommodate the newcomers.
Today that would be the millennials! As the driving force behind the digital movement, millennials demand convenience and speed in all aspects of their... [More]
Customer data management… What is it? Why do we need it? Is there a right or wrong way to use it? Simply put: it is important, because, and YES! Many times sales teams engage with a prospect, forget about the conversation, and they become a lost lead. We’re human of course we forget things from time to time. So, how do we fix this? And what are the answers to those questions, for real...?
What is it? Customer data management (CDM) is the process of collecting, analyzing an... [More]
Decisions are very personal and so much goes into them, that oftentimes it is much easier to be indecisive. However, indecision does not support goals. Goal setting is crucial in driving productivity. So, how does one make a decision faster and how do we know that is the right one?
Here are the 3 P's:
With each P, we’ll break down a big decision and a small decision. Say the big decision is career-related and the small decision is a consumer purchas... [More]
One would think only a human could create complex, high-level projects and campaigns. But, what if a computer could generate useful marketing content? We might not be too far away from that reality. Tools like generation analytics and predictive analytics will give AI a good amount of the creation process, and in some cases,allow it to generate content. Associated Press is already using AI to create some of its news content.
The benefits of AI for content marketing are impressive, including rese... [More]
There’s a ton of mediocrity in lead generation- both in-house and outsourced. However, there are many things good insourced operations and lead generation companies do well. While lead generation is not brain surgery, there are plenty of moving parts in a well-run lead generation machine. Failure to perform and organize all of the moving parts could lead to poor results.
Here is DECK 7’s top 5 checklist for lead generation to see where your company stands:
27. September 2016 05:12
Marketo has launched a new account-based marketing product this week. Marketo ABM brings together sales and marketing teams to develop key accounts in a collaborative process. In conjunction with the launch, the company also announced 12 partners for Marketo ABM and complementary solutions.
The core capabilities of the system are being complemented by integrated functions offered in a new Marketo ABM partner network. The initial partners include AdRoll, Bluewolf, Digital Pi, Dun & Bradstreet... [More]